The District Court of Saptari has ordered to sentence Naresh Rai,37 for life on August 24 on charge of murdering his wife Santoshi Chaudhary,35 of Terhauta VDC-5, Naya basti.
A single bench of District Court judge Sharada Prasad Koirala has given a verdict regarding the case. The accused was remanded in custody since March 23.
The accused had murdered his wife on the night of March 22 over a normal domestic dispute in an inebriated state. He was arrested by the police on March 23 and a post-mortem of body was conducted at Gajendra Narayan hospital on March 23.
The victim’s elder sister Devi Chaudhary had lodged a complaint at District Police Office of Saptari on March 25. He was remanded in custody since 2016, April 20 by a single bench of district court judge Tej Narayan Paudel.
Manohar Kumar Pokhrel